|War Neuroses : Netley Hospital,1917 - Wellcome Film|
Shows the symptomatology of shell-shock in 18 British other rankers and its treatment by two leading R.A.M.C. neurologists in two British military hospitals towards the end of the First World War. Captions tell us the men's names, rank, medical condition, details of their symptoms and how long it took to complete the cure, which in one case was in two and a half hours. Clinical features shown include a variety of ataxic and hysterical gaits hysterical paralyses, contractures and anaesthesias fac...
Keywords: World War, 1914-1918; Hospitals, Military; Combat Disorders -- rehabilitation; World war; Armed forces; World War, 1914-1918; Hospitals, Military; Combat Disorders -- rehabilitation; Medicine